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      Hootayhoot reacted to ChuckD's post in the thread How much fruit? with Like Like.
      I typically go for maximum fruit Last week I ground up about 110 lbs of apples and added 8 gallons of water… just enough so it was...
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      Hootayhoot replied to the thread How much fruit?.
      The must I made last night was 16lbs of fruit for 5 gallons so 3.2lbs per gallon.
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      Hootayhoot replied to the thread How much fruit?.
      I did the same thing with topping off with a little bit of water when racked to second fermentation. I bottled my very first round of...
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      Hootayhoot reacted to winemaker81's post in the thread How much fruit? with Like Like.
      @Hootayhoot, there is a lot of choice and variation, and while I'd like to say you can't go wrong, that is not correct. The advice...
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      Hootayhoot reacted to Raptor99's post in the thread How much fruit? with Like Like.
      In addition to what @winemanden said, it depends on the type of fruit. You can make a nice cranberry wine with a strong fruit flavor...
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      Hootayhoot reacted to winemanden's post in the thread How much fruit? with Like Like.
      I've made decent wine at 3lbs/gall, and I've made decent wine at 6lbs/gall, just country wines. Your own personal tastes are what...
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      Hootayhoot reacted to Rice_Guy's post in the thread How much fruit? with Like Like.
      * I am a grower so I use 100% fruit juice as much as I can, my "style" is put as much flavor in the bottle as possible. A usual down...
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      Hootayhoot reacted to cmason1957's post in the thread How much fruit? with Like Like.
      Since you asked for tips, here is one that many of us use often. Brute Trashcans (and probably many others) are food safe, made from...
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      Hootayhoot reacted to winemaker81's post in the thread How much fruit? with Like Like.
      Additionally, don't fill a primary fermenter more than 3/4 full, else you may have a mess when it overflows.
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      Hootayhoot reacted to BigDaveK's post in the thread How much fruit? with Like Like.
      Yikes, how much fruit did you use? Currently 5 lbs of fruit per gallon is my minimum. Flavor and acid also play a determining role. And...
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      Hootayhoot replied to the thread How much fruit?.
      Thank you everyone for all the great feed back! I did a total of 16 lbs of fruit so that should be 3.2 pounds of fruit per gallon. On my...
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      Hello everyone! So I have made a couple of batches of fruit wines. My first was a pineapple wine and tonight I just made the must for a...
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      Hootayhoot reacted to Rice_Guy's post in the thread New member with Like Like.
      welcome to Wine Making Talk from a fellow fruit wine maker.
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      Hootayhoot reacted to BigDaveK's post in the thread New member with Like Like.
      Welcome to WMT! I think you'll find this site very helpful!
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      Hootayhoot reacted to ChuckD's post in the thread New member with Like Like.
      Welcome to WMT. You know you can make wine out of almost anything! 😉
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